Einstein Aug11

Einstein

Pip Utton Theatre Company Pleasance Courtyard – until August 25th (3 / 5) Knowledge is limited – Imagination is boundless It all starts with a thought experiment. Close your eyes and imagine that you are out in the depths of space. Pip Utton is here to take your mind to the deep...

Pool (no water) Aug10

Pool (no water)

Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group The Royal Scots Club – until August 10th (3 / 5) It is perverse, it is hilarious, it is… true. One girl in a group of artists makes it and becomes famous. Friendships are of course over immediately, but it would not be proper to say it out...

Now That’s What I Call Brexit! Aug09

Now That’s Wha...

Blowfish Theatre Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose – until August 26th (5 / 5) Where else can you see Rees-Mogg as portrayed as an evil fishnet-clad overlord, summoned from the deep reaches of hell to the morose tones of Gregorian-inspired latin cabaret… It has to be in Blowfish...

Adam Smith: The Invisible Hand Aug07

Adam Smith: The Invi...

Kirkcaldy 4 All Panmure House – until August 25th (3 / 5) Adam Smith, often credited as “the father of modern economics” – if not indeed the first economist, popularised the until then obscure notion that the interest of individuals were harmonious, and that for one to...

Smoke Aug05

Smoke

Bound By Theatre ZOO Playground – Playground 3 – until August 26th (4 / 5) What if you met your capricious bosses daughter at a swingers party? What if you could tell your dads slightly nerdy under-achiever of an intern could provide you with something you’ve been looking...

Bull Aug05

Bull

Cold Pizza Productions and New Celts Productions The Space on the Mile – until August 24th (4 / 5) Bull is a dark psychological play about subtle victimisation and gas-lighting in the work place. Mike Bartlett’s writing is merciless, cutting and sadly seems to reveal some deep,...

Flowers for Algernon Aug04

Flowers for Algernon

American High School Theatre Festival Central Hall – until August 7th (4 / 5) Daniel Keyes masterpiece of a novel is brought to life by these young, enthusiastic players. Charlie Gordon was born with a mental impairment. A new experimental procedure promises the hope of at last being...

Shadows Aug03

Shadows

Want the Moon Theatre ZOO Playground – Playground 1 – until August 26th (3 / 5) James is a weird guy. He’s not very demonstrative, but it often seems like he’s flirting with Nat. At least she thinks he’s flirting with her. Or is he? It’s hard to tell. Each...

Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow Aug03

Experimental Prototy...

Anorak ZOO Playground – Playground 3 – until August 26th (2 / 5) The future is kind of boring. People shuffle around the countryside aimlessly. There is not very much atmosphere and no dialogue because most of the text is read in a voice over. The writing lacks poetry or imagery....

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord Aug02

The Gospel According...

White Rabbit Theatre Hill Street Theatre – until August 17th (3 / 5) The puffed up Dickens meets in the afterlife with the all-too-polite Thomas Jefferson and fiery Tolstoy to discover what they have in common and what sets them apart. Each of the three rendered their own telling of The...

American Idiot Aug02

American Idiot

Edinburgh Little Theatre Hill Street Theatre – until August 25th (3 / 5) The nihilism of modern life set to the raucous Punk Rock backing track of Green Day’s American Idiot and 20th Century Breakdown hit albums. These enthusiastic youngsters suffer the void of meaninglessness,...

Less Miserable (Gilbert and Sullivan’s Improbably New Musical) Aug02

Less Miserable (Gilb...

The Coily Dart Theatre Company the Space @ Niddry Street – until August 10th (2 / 5) Gilbert and Sullivan look upon the Earth from Heaven and decide on a wager. Gilbert will re-set the longest running musical, Les Miserables, to their own songs and music. This is a very infuriating...

What Girls Are Made Of Apr11

What Girls Are Made ...

Citizens Women Citizens @ The Tramway 09 Apr 2019 – 13 Apr 2019 (3 / 5) Since the end of the 19th century we can see a lot of women figures who are strong and independent, but they need to fight for it in a world ruled by men. What Girls Are Made Of, the second play in the series...

Tap Dancing with Jean-Paul Sartre Sep21

Tap Dancing with Jea...

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Traverse Theatre 18-22 September (3 / 5) What happens when you put tap dancing Hollywood stars in the same room as one of the world’s greatest philosophers? For the Traverse’s autumn season of A Play, A Pie and a Pint, Tap Dancing with Jean-Paul Sartre explores just...